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  • Action Alert: Bitterroot National Forest Bans New Bolts
      We need climbers across the country to mobilize on a national-level threat. In an unprecedented move, Bitterroot National Forest in Montana banned new bolts and route development earlier this month, without any public process or opportunity to comment. An estimated 30 percent of America’s climbing is on U.S. Forest Service land, and this unsubstantiated […]
  • Climbing Grief Fund Announces New Grant (Now Open) For Climbers Impacted by Grief, Loss, Trauma
      The Climbing Grief Fund (CGF) and the American Alpine Club (AAC) are pleased to announce that the Climbing Grief Grant is now open to the community. The Climbing Grief Grant offers financial support for individuals directly impacted by grief, loss and/or trauma related to climbing, ski mountaineering or alpinism. Those seeking support may apply […]
  • Moon Hill 2.0? Developing the Pingle Arch
    Developed primarily by Eben Farnworth, from the U.K., and Ola Przybysz, from Poland, this stunning arch now boasts 13 lines.   And here's all the beta, for you to plan a trip, including how to get there, where to stay, and a topo!   Also Watch   VIDEO: From Dumplings To Rock – 2018 China […]
  • Interview: Brette Harrington on “MA’s Visión,” Torre Egger
      Marc-André’s Visión, with both variations, on Torre Egger. Photo: Courtesy of Brette Harrington. Some of the biggest news out of Patagonia this season was Brette Harrington, Quentin Roberts and Horacio Gratton's first ascent of Marc-André’s Visión, a 950-meter plumb line on Torre Egger. After establishing the first half of it last year---a 13-pitch 5.12b/c […]

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